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Kozun scores twice, Marlies take 2-0 series lead

TORONTO - Whether it's positive or negative, the Maple Leafs are consistently the talk of Toronto. The Toronto Marlies, often left behind in all the commotion, are now the centre of attention with the Maple Leafs out...

Bernier the Boats

The Jonathan Bernier to Toronto speculation was ongoing all week, so it wasn’t a complete surprise when the Leafs acquired him yesterday. What was surprising, considering teams that are in much worse shape in...

On whether I’m an apologist or thinking rationally about the Bernier trade

So today, a trade happened. I don’t want to delve too deeply into a breakdown of the trade – mostly because I think this is a topic on its own and you can find what...

Thursday Morning Mashup: Canadian Protectionism

A couple of days ago, the CHL, in consultation with Hockey Canada, decided to ban goalies from the import draft beginning in 2014.  Due to the lack of Canadian goaltenders succeeding at the pro...

Pre-Season Game #3: Post-Game Notes

The Leafs won a game in the shootout. I'm as confused as you are. It was certainly an interesting one, going for 11 rounds before Colby Armstrong put Philadelphia out of their misery. Here...

Maple Leafs Camp: Day Two On Ice

Day Two of on-ice participation is now in the books .. the sessions all had a purpose, as camp not only winds down, but clear decisions need to be made on who will remain...

Maple Leafs Training Camp: Day One On Ice

The Toronto Maple Leafs held their on-ice portion of training camp today. Players have been split into three squads to accommodate the 63 players invited to camp. Among the contingent of fans outside the ice...

Ottawa-Chicago: Live Game Blog

The following is live, up to the minute coverage of today's rookie tournament game between the Ottawa Senators and the Chicago Blackhawks.  Remember to refresh the page to get the latest updates. Update: We're about...

Now That They’re Gone: Vesa Toskala

No Leafs fan wants to be reminded of that most hated of Finnish goaltenders, Vesa Toskala. He was ushered into the organization as the next great goalie that would surely be the one to...

Apologies and Quick Numbers

As you've probably noticed, the amount of content here on MLHS has slowed down a bit over the last little. We sincerely apologize for this and ask that you remain patient as many of...

Maple Leafs Practice – Goalies Get Workout

It was a light day practice wise as the optional skate drew only a handful of players to the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence. Only Luca Caputi, Christian Hanson, Wayne Primeau, Garnet Exelby and Jeff...

Leafs Practice Notes – March 17

I attended practice at the MasterCard Center for Hockey Excellence, watching a loose group of players reveling in the 4-1 win over their provincial arch rivals. It all began with a loose skate, just...

Canada Out For Revenge

The gold medal game is upon us, and fittingly, Canada will face off against their US rivals in a battle of hockey's elite. The US team, led by Zach Parise, Patrick Kane, and...

Naz Tracker

Nazem Kadri had quite the eventful game earlier today against the Ottawa 67's. On one play, young centre crashed into the 67's goalie while going to the net and found himself dropping the gloves...

Myth vs. Reality

A dreadful 3-11-5 start for the Maple Leafs has everyone asking the same two questions. What the heck happened? And what the heck is the solution? In the course of pondering those questions, many suggestions...

Why the Turn Around?

Watching the Leafs play this season has already clearly demonstrated 3 distinct and separate teams.   Team1 started the season on a dreadful 0-6-1 streak.  Team2 surfaced on the teams first extended raod trip, and...

Liambas Hit on Fanelli

It's a hit no one ever wants to happen. It's the type of collision in which there was no intent to injure, and still a player is left in an unfortunate state. It's the...

Leafs/Sabres Preview

The Buffalo Sabres are first in their division with a 7-1-1 record, first in the league with average shots per game (36), and have won every game in which the opposition out-shot them. Ryan...

Gustavsson Starts Friday / Kessel Returns?

Ron Wilson was interviewed today after the Leafs practice, and he revealed the plan moving towards the weekend concerning the goaltenders and the return of Vesa Toskala, as well as what we have all...

They May Have Lost The Battle, But …

... they didn't give up the fight. Maple Leafs' fans should be very pleased with the effort displayed in last night's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.   Although another loss is disappointing on the...
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